Sr. Miriam Eugene Fenton

Fenton, Sr. Miriam Eugene

Sr. Miriam Eugene Fenton, beloved member of the Sisters of Charity, Convent of Mary the Queen, died on January 5, 2013 in the 63rd year of commitment as a Sister of Charity of NY.

She was born Margaret Patricia Fenton, the oldest of 10 children on June 11, 1933 in Nyack, NY to F. Eugene Fenton and Catherine (MacDonald) Fenton. She entered the Sisters of Charity on September 8, 1950. Sr. Miriam Eugene Fenton taught in schools in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brookyn and Staten Island before serving as principal at St. Joseph School, Yonkers. She then served in Religious Education in St. Mary of the Snow, Saugerties before joining the staff of the NY Archdiocese as Regional Director of Religious Education in Dutchess, Putnam Rockland and Ulster Counties. She also served at Our Lady of Lourdes HS in the library.

Sr. Eugene is survived by her siblings; Julie Martin, Jeanmarie Grahn, Fredric Fenton, David Fenton, Catherine Stokes, Charles Fenton, Rosemary Stokes, Maryellen Fenton and Gerald Fenton and her religious community Sisters of Charity of NY. She is predeceased by her parents.

Reposing at the Convent of Mary the Queen, 35 Vark Street, Yonkers, NY on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 2-8 p.m., vigil service at 6:30 PM. Also reposing on Wednesday from 2 to 4PM and 7 to 9 PM at the Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. in Nyack. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday January 10, 2013 at St. Ann's RC Church, 16 Jefferson St. Nyack, NY . Interment to follow at St. Agatha's Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Nanuet, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity Development Fund, 6301 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, NY 10471.

Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc.

88 South Broadway

Nyack, NY

(845) 358-0573

Published in the The Journal News on Jan. 7, 2013